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[Troubleshooting] Windows

Having trouble with the Spotify desktop app? Here’s a step-by-step guide to help get things working again. What to try first Perform a soft reset (generally rebooting the device will suffice). If that doesn’t help, try a clean reinstall. Be sure to l...

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FAQ: Spotify for Windows 10 app

Hey folks, we've outlined some of the common questions you might have about the Windows 10 app now available. Please post in this board if you have any other questions. Q: Why can’t I see Spotify in the Windows 10 store? A: Spotify for Windows store ...

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Local File cover art not loading, loading cover art from Spotify instead

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 7 Pro x64 My Question or IssueTried deleting local-files.bnk file, did not work. Cover art for a few of my local files are not showing up, instead it's loading the cover art and song f...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 7 Pro x64   My Question or Issue Tried deleting local-files.bnk file, did not work. Cover art for a few of my...
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stations

PlanFree/PremiumCountryUSADevicesamsung galaxy on 1Operating Systemwindows 7My Question or IssueHello,I can not sync stations that I have on phone app to computer Spotify. Computer shows no stations at all.ThanksJeff

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country USA Device samsung galaxy on 1 Operating System windows 7 My Question or Issue Hello, I can not sync stations that I have on phone app to computer Spotify....
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BUG, disabled speakers on PC, Spotify skip all track

PlanPremiumHungary DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue I disabled the integrated speakers on my computer at the office.Windows shows me a disabled tile icon on lower right side of the screen. (I can start Spotify desktop app with ...

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  • Plan Premium Hungary   Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue   I disabled the integrated speakers on my computer at the office. Windows shows me a di...
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Solved!! Tracks not available.

Hello.Why are tracks available on iTunes but not Spotify? For example, The Police album "Ghost in the Machine" only has 5 out of 11 tracks available to play even though I am a Spotify Premium customer in the UK. Why is Spotify so poor at obtaining th...

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  • Hello. Why are tracks available on iTunes but not Spotify?   For example, The Police album "Ghost in the Machine" only has 5 out of 11 tracks available to play even though I am a Spotify Prem...
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Solved!! The spotify application is not responding.

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My IssueWhenever spotify app autolaunch after booting windows 10 it always gives this error "The spotify application is not responding". And even after that it launches without loading the c...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10   My Issue Whenever spotify app autolaunch after booting windows 10 it always gives this error "The spotify applicati...
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Solved!! [Desktop] Select default Sound Device

--enable-audio-graph command line option stop workinghow to open output sound device selection in advanced settings now?PremiumWindows 10

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  • --enable-audio-graph command line option stop working how to open output sound device selection in advanced settings now? Premium Windows 10  
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followed playlists do not update correctly

PlanPremiumCountryRomaniaDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI follow a few Spotify playlists. When Spotify updates them, they do not get updated correctly in my Spotify on WIndows 10. Some strage things happen:I click on a song an...

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  • Plan Premium Country Romania Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I follow a few Spotify playlists. When Spotify updates them, they do not get updated correctly...
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Spotify Skipping intros?

PlanPremiumCountry - Canda DeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10My Question or IssueWhy is Hiphop Central skipping intros of songs? is there a setting to turn this off?None of my other playlists are doing this.

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  •   Plan Premium Country - Canda   Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10 My Question or Issue Why is Hiphop Central skipping intros of songs? is there a setting to turn this of...
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Can't play MP3 local files

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 Hello, I tried to add MP3 files inside Spotify, but only other formats work. I tried installing QuickTime, K-Lite Codecs, removing ID3 tags, but nothing works.

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   Hello, I tried to add MP3 files inside Spotify, but only other formats work. I tried installing QuickTime, K-L...
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Superuser Contribution iOS app saves only full albums, not the songs I need

PlanPremium (Family)CountryHungaryDevice(iPhone 5S)Operating System(iOS 12.1.4) My Question or Issue I use spotify for years in desktop and in my phone. The saved albums and songs were the same until now but today I reinstalled the Spotify iOS app be...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Hungary Device (iPhone 5S) Operating System (iOS 12.1.4)   My Question or Issue   I use spotify for years in desktop and in my phone. The saved albu...
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Error 18 and force install at launch

DevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 IssueSo after using spotify and closing out of it spotify.exe is still being used by System and not properly being terminated by windows 10 causing error 18 to occur forcing a restart just to update. This being the ...

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  • Device PC Operating System Windows 10   Issue So after using spotify and closing out of it spotify.exe is still being used  by System and not properly being terminated by windows 10 c...
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[Desktop] Equalizer for the Desktop Version

I have Acer swift PC with windowa 10 pro and Spotify premium.And I CANT FIND a equalizer (or like it) that works. Prefferably free.Please helpjonasPlanPremiumCountrysweden

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  • I have Acer swift PC with windowa 10 pro and Spotify premium. And I CANT FIND a equalizer (or like it) that works. Prefferably free. Please help jonas Plan Premium Country sweden   &nbs...
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Search bar is gone

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDevicePCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThe search bar has disappeared from my Spotify (UWP version). The only way to search is through a button in the sidebar. How can I fix this?

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue The search bar has disappeared from my Spotify (UWP version). The only way to search is th...
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Re-Installed Spotify on Win7 PC - cannot listen choppy playback

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevicePCOperating SystemWin7 My Question or IssueWhenever I play a song, it plays for about 7 seconds, then it starts jumping back and forth between its current time and about 30 seconds forward making playback horrible, choppy, a...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device PC Operating System Win7   My Question or Issue Whenever I play a song, it plays for about 7 seconds, then it starts jumping back and forth between its c...
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Solved!! We can't play this until you allow this track in the spotify phone app.

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceIphone xs / Windows appOperating SystemIOS 12 My Question or IssueWhen I try to play a select few songs, i get this error message saying "We can't play this until you allow this track in the spotify phone app." When I go t...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Iphone xs / Windows app Operating System IOS 12   My Question or Issue When I try to play a select few songs, i get this error message saying "W...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify on Windows Desktop doesn't work anymore

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro My Question or Issue Hello, Since about 3 weeks Spotify doesn't work on my desktop anymore. After fiddling around a bit (uninstalling Spotify, installing from both download on website and ap...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Operating System Windows 10 Pro   My Question or Issue  Hello,   Since about 3 weeks Spotify doesn't work on my desktop anymore. After fiddli...
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First song on spotify

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceAsus ZenbookOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueWhy do my spotify on laptop not play the last song I've listened to but always show the same song that is not even liked?

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device Asus Zenbook Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Why do my spotify on laptop not play the last song I've listened to but always sho...
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Spotify opens automatically

Spotify opens automatically when I start my computer even though my settings say it shouldnt.

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  •   Spotify opens automatically when I start my computer even though my settings say it shouldnt.
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Solved!! local files do no longer show up

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktopOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or Issue Hey,i just wanted to listen to some local files, but they do no longer show up in Spotify. those that i put once in a playlist are still there, but all others can n...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop Operating System Windows 10    My Question or Issue   Hey, i just wanted to listen to some local files, but they do no longer sh...
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I Have a Problem with a Artist

PlanPremiumCountryChileDevicePCOperating SystemWINDOWS 10 My Question or IssueI cant find where fix this

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  • Plan Premium Country Chile Device PC Operating System WINDOWS 10   My Question or Issue I cant find where fix this
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